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Pharmacist intervention on adherence to therapy in the elderly

  • At: 2013 FIP Congress in Dublin (Ireland)
  • Type: Poster
  • By: CARAMONA, Margarida (Faculty of Pharmacy, Coimbra University, Pharmacology and Pharmaceutical Care, Coimbra, Portugal)
  • Co-author(s): Mosca, C. (Center for Pharmaceutical Studies, University of Coimbra, Coimbra, Portugal)
    Castel-Branco, M.M. (1Pharmacology and Pharmaceutical Care, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Coimbr, Coimbra, Portugal)
    Fernandez-Llimós, F. (Department of Social Pharmacy, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal)
    Figueiredo, I.V. (Center for Pharmaceutical Studies, University of Coimbra, Coimbra, Portugal)
  • Abstract:


    Background

    : Non-adherence to therapy contributes to the increase in hospitalizations, admissions to nursing homes, decreased quality of life and consequent increased morbimortality in the elderly.
    Aim:

    To assess whether pharmacist intervention contributes to the adherence to medical prescription by elderly patients.
    Methods:

    Prospective study with


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Last update 4 October 2019

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